Seven Individuals Tragically Killed as Armed Men Invade Plateau Market


Unidentified assailants perpetrated an incursion into a market in Zurak Campani, Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State, resulting in the tragic loss of seven lives. The event transpired on sunday, March 10, a bustling market day marked by heightened commercial activities in the community.

Abdullahi Hussaini, a local youth leader, verified the occurrence , stating that the gunmen, arriving at approximately 2pm, indiscriminately fired upon individuals engaged in business transactions.

“The gunmen arrived at the market in their numbers on motorcycles. They started shooting sporadically, killing seven people instantly while many others were injured. The gunmen successfully launched the attack and fled without any resistance because people were not expecting any security threat at the moment. The gunmen fled to the bush but the police personnel have been deployed to the community to restore law and others. We are calling on more security deployment in the area because we dont know what may happen anytime soon.” the youth leader said

The State Police Command has not issued a statement regarding the incident.

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